Union Cabinet approves bonus for central government employees, over 30 lakh to benefit

Announcing the decision, Javadekar said at least 30 lakh non-gazetted employees will benefit from the announcement 

published on : 21st October 2020

Prakash Javadekar to take questions, suggestions on air pollution on Facebook Live event

By using the hashtag #AskPrakashJavadekar, people will be able to ask questions and share suggestions regarding air pollution with the minister.

published on : 18th October 2020

Shiva Sena MP Priyanka Chaturvedi urges Javadekar to ensure transparency in TRP system

Chaturvedi met Javadekar on a day when the Broadcast Audience Research Council temporarily suspended weekly ratings of news channels across languages.

published on : 16th October 2020

Javadekar flags off 50 inspection teams, says only 4 per cent pollution in Delhi-NCR due to stubble burning

Javadekar said his throat choked with the smoke from burning of crop residue during a recent visit to Ludhiana.

published on : 15th October 2020

Showing provocative news for TRP must stop: Prakash Javadekar

He said there has to be a process for popularity measurement, "but showing provocative news is not journalism".

published on : 8th October 2020

Middlemen for middlemen: Javadekar's jibe at parties opposing farm laws

The Union Minister said the actual situation is that farmers earn less for their produce and customers have to buy it at higher rates.

published on : 4th October 2020

Good response to farm laws, protests only in Punjab, says Javadekar

He also alleged that there were political interests of parties like Shiromani Akali Dal, Congress and Aam Aadmi Party behind the protests in Punjab.

published on : 3rd October 2020

New tech for decomposing straw to be used for stubble burning: Javadekar

Javadekar said though stubble burning has reduced in the last three years, more needs to be done to tackle the issue.

published on : 1st October 2020

Getting green clearance under Modi government taking longer than UPA rule

In the run-up to the 2014 general elections in 2014, the BJP had targeted the UPA for making green clearances a major obstacle in country’s economic development.

published on : 28th September 2020

Stubble burning; Kejriwal writes to Javadekar, suggests scaling up usage of low-cost technology

In his letter, Kejriwal asked the Centre to come together and resolve this issue and spread awareness among farmers about the new cost-effective and eco-friendly technique developed by IARI.

published on : 26th September 2020

Delhi CM Kejriwal to call on Union Minister Javadekar over new tech developed by IARI: Officials

Four capsules, some jaggery and chickpea flour are enough to prepare 25 litres of solution, which is sufficient to cover one hectare of land.

published on : 25th September 2020

Will request Prakash Javadekar to implement PUSA tech to manage stubble: Kejriwal

Pusa Decomposer involves a liquid formulation prepared using Pusa decomposer capsules, fermenting it over 8-10 days and then spraying the mixture on crop residue.

published on : 24th September 2020

Opposition 'directionless', it boycotts Parliament and protests outside: Javadekar

There are nearly 300 days for these things, Javadekar said, adding that Parliament meets for 70-80 days so that its members could express their views there.

published on : 24th September 2020

Media and entertainment Industry estimated to take 16% revenue hit due to COVID-19: Javadekar

Javadekar said that while the government has not announced any package specific for the Indian film and television industry, relief packages already announced.

published on : 18th September 2020

Prakash Javadekar to chair webinar on International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address from the Red Fort on Independence Day, had highlighted the need of "holistic improvement in air quality" in 100 cities.

published on : 6th September 2020
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